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Celebrating 10 years blogging the Lightning


Ten years ago today, I founded the site that'd later become Raw Charge. This post is simply marking the occasion.

Four years later...


Exactly four years ago today, Raw Charge came online with the SB Nation network. Things have changed for the Lightning since then...

Eight Years ago on Boltsmag: The chalice of Lord Stanley


It's been eight years, but it remains a day and a feat that fans won't soon forget.


My long, strange trip continues (eight year blogging anniversary)

Eight years later, John Fontana still blogs about the Tampa Bay Lightning.

An All-Star Game story from way-back-when


The "North America versus the World" format of the past wasn't that great an idea. It was, however, cause for one of my first stories about the Lightning online.

ECF Game 7 preview: Tampa Bay Lightning (5) at Boston Bruins (3)


Tonight,t he Eastern Conference Champion will e decided, the Prince of Wales Trophy awarded, and a Stanley Cup Finals berth clinched for the winner of tonight's contest between the Lightning and...

Design update


...which doesn't mean I will be blogging more often but I was tired of the old design, big time, for Boltsmag. As it stands, it's not easy to find comments unless you visit the permalink for the...



Yeah, that's me... Of course no one has heard hide nor hair from me on the blogosphere about the Lightning since... well, my last post. I've been busy as hell with other projects and interest in...

Welcome to Boltsmag


Welcome one and all to Boltsmag.com - Tampa Bay Lightning Weblog. For all who come across the site, it is in no way related to the previous Boltsmag, which was overseen by Eric Keaton and part of...

Introducing Raw Charge


SB Nation is proud to announce the addition of "Raw Charge", representing the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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